Mineral Springs, North Carolina Population 2024

3,446

Mineral Springs is a city located in Union County North Carolina. Mineral Springs has a 2024 population of 3,446. Mineral Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 8.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,178 in 2020.

The average household income in Mineral Springs is $121,381 with a poverty rate of 4.62%. The median age in Mineral Springs is 47.8 years: 44.8 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Mineral Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mineral Springs was:

  • White: 90.64%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
419.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.43% (268)
The current population of Mineral Springs, North Carolina is 3,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,178.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,88790.64%
Black or African American2076.5%
Two or more races451.41%
Other race300.94%
Asian160.5%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mineral Springs Population by Race

Mineral Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Mineral Springs Median Age

47.8

Total

44.8

Male

48.4

Female

Mineral Springs Adults

There are 2,673 adults, (514 of whom are seniors) in Mineral Springs.

Mineral Springs Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral Springs Sex Ratio

Female1,52647.91%
Male1,65952.09%

Mineral Springs Population by Age

Mineral Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1762.718614
Married8653.0291.88.2
Non Family2371.4277.622.4
Male493.2238.861.2
Female253.045644

2.95

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mineral Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1265.35%
Associates Degree2329.84%
Bachelors Degree58724.9%
Graduate Degree2189.25%
High School Graduate69629.53%
Less Than 9th Grade471.99%
Some College45119.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mineral Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mineral Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1632,010733
Black14912953
Hispanic23232
2+ Races20208
Asian111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mineral Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$62,734$110,417$50,030
Graduate Degree$0$135,536$0
High School Graduate$38,177$38,828$0
Less Than 9th Grade$30,417$0$0
Overall$50,118$60,116$48,099
Some College$51,000$61,957$43,571

$50,118

Average Earnings

$60,116

Average Male

$48,099

Average Female

Mineral Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mineral Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mineral Springs Language

95.33% of Mineral Springs residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Mineral Springs Language

Mineral Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,8731063.69%
Black2074119.81%

4.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.42%

Male Poverty Rate

3.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral Springs is Black, with 19.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral Springs is White, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.24%.

Mineral Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.45%
High School7.47%
Some College3.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%

Mineral Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.78%
Male Employed4.5%
Female Employed0.36%
Female Unemployed0%

Mineral Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mineral Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$109,740$130,149
Households$94,113$121,381
Married Families$116,779$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,125$81,568

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mineral Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mineral Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mineral Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mineral Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mineral Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

217

Number of Veterans

200

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam101
First Gulf War84
Second Gulf War52
Korea0
World War II0

Mineral Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7478
35 to 5474
75+32
55 to 6417
18 to 3416

Mineral Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1897.76%
Black2313.61%
Asian545.45%

Mineral Springs Veterans by Race

Mineral Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mineral Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mineral Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mineral Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.36%

Born in Mineral Springs

97.02%

Native Born

2.98%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.02% of Mineral Springs residents were born in the United States, with 44.36% having been born in North Carolina. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mineral Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,781671.8%
20283,714671.84%
20273,647671.87%
20263,580671.91%
20253,513671.94%
20243,446671.98%
20233,379872.64%
20223,292511.57%
20213,241631.98%
20203,178692.22%
20193,109451.47%
20183,064551.83%
20173,009571.93%
20162,952411.41%
20152,911541.89%
20142,857632.25%
20132,794471.71%
20122,747441.63%
20112,703391.46%
20102,66400%

Mineral Springs Population by Year